Dr Soumya Swaminathan (former Chief Scientist, World Health Organization) and Dr Vijayakumar K (Honorary Secretary, Health Action by People, Trivandrum) have joined Pallium India’s Board of Trustees.
Dr Soumya Swaminathan
As the chief scientist at the World Health Organization, Dr Soumya Swaminathan has lead the Science Division during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to that, she was the Deputy Director General of Programmes (DDP) at the World Health Organization. She has also held various senior positions at Indian Council for Medical Research, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis.
Dr Vijayakumar K
Dr Vijayakumar K has been the Prof & HOD for community medicine at Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Kochi and also the Professor of Community Medicine at CSI Medical College and Medical college Trivandrum. He has multiple national and international publications to his name and is a well known public health activist.
Welcome, Dr Soumya and Dr Vijayakumar. It is an honour to have you with us.